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Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd)

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New curriculum for the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise

A number of changes have been made to the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise curriculum.

From 2019 the Bachelor of Physical Education has been replaced with a range of major and minor subjects. The following major subjects are available:

The above subjects are also available as the Science major subject for the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc).

See the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise website for more information about these major subjects, as well as the minor subjects that are available.

How to apply

To apply for one these major subjects:

  1. Select the link above for the major you're interested in. This will take you to a page about the subject.
  2. Select the qualification you wish to take from the Qualifications list (BA, BAppSc, BSc or BASc depending on which subject you have selected). This will take you to the relevant qualification page.

  3. Click the Apply now button on the right of the qualification page. This will take you to the eVision login page where you can create your account and apply for the programme and select your major subject/s.

BPhEd students continuing in the programme in 2019

If you are continuing in the Bachelor of Physical Education in 2019 you should contact the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences for advice on the papers to take in 2019 or other requirements to be fulfilled.

You will then be able to complete your application through your eVision portal. Paper selection will open in early September.

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Exercise and Sport Science

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this major subject.

Year Papers Points
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191 Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192 Human Body Systems 2

STAT 110  Statistical Methods or STAT 115  Introduction to Biostatistics

18 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104  Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th years

Five of PHSE 301, PHSE 302, PHSE 303, PHSE 304, PHSE 305, PHSE 306, PHSE 310, PHSE 314, PHSE 315, PHSE 329, PHSE 334, PHSE 335PHSE 401, PHSE 402 including at least one of PHSE 401, 402

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above (HUNT 232  Sport and Exercise Nutrition, recommended)

90

 

36


126

Total   504

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Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Physical Activity and Health (formerly Exercise Prescription and Management)

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this major subject.

Year Papers Points
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191  Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192  Human Body Systems 2

STAT 110  Statistical Methods or STAT 115  Introduction to Biostatistics

18 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104  Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th years

Five of PHSE 305, PHSE 311, PHSE 312, PHSE 313, PHSE 315, PHSE 320, PHSE 323, PHSE 336, PHSE 401, PHSE 407, PHSE 408, PHSE 409 including at least one of PHSE 401, PHSE 407, PHSE 408, PHSE 409

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above

90

 

36

126

Total   504

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Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Professional Studies

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this major subject.

Year Papers Points
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191  Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192  Human Body Systems 2

36 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

36

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104  Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th years

Five of PHSE 312, PHSE 313, PHSE 314, PHSE 320, PHSE 322, PHSE 323, PHSE 324, PHSE 325, PHSE 326, PHSE 327, PHSE 328, PHSE 330, PHSE 331, PHSE 414, PHSE 415, PHSE 416, PHSE 426 normally including at least one at 400-level

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above

90

 

36

126

Total   504

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Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Sport and Leisure Studies

Note: No new enrolments will be accepted for this major subject.

Year Papers Points
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191  Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192  Human Body Systems 2

36 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

36

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104   Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th year

Five of PHSE 320, PHSE 330, PHSE 331PHSE 333, PHSE 334, PHSE 335, PHSE 336, PHSE 337, PHSE 338, PHSE 339, PHSE 340, PHSE 422, PHSE 423, PHSE 424, PHSE 425, PHSE 426, PHSE 430 normally including at least one at 400-level

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above

90

 

 
36

126

Total   504

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Regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd)

  1. Structure of the Programme

    Every programme of study for the degree shall satisfy the requirements for at least one of the major subjects (published in the Guide to Enrolment).

  2. Prerequisites, Corequisites and Restrictions

    1. Every programme of study shall satisfy the requirements for prerequisites, corequisites, and restrictions set out in the Prescriptions (published in the Guide to Enrolment).
    2. With the approval of the Dean of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences a candidate may enrol for a paper at 200-level without having satisfied the normal prerequisites. In such cases the candidate shall not be credited with the prerequisite papers. A candidate may not, having passed any such paper at 200-level, enrol subsequently for any prerequisite paper from which exemption has been given.

  3. Cross Credits

    A candidate who is enrolled for two degrees concurrently, or who has completed one degree and is proceeding with the other, may cross credit 100- and 200-level papers which are common to both degrees up to a maximum of 180 points.

  4. Variations

    The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Sciences) may in exceptional circumstances approve a course of study which does not comply with these regulations.

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